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CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
hearing on higher education affordability. then senate judiciary committee chairman talks about human rights. and later an update on veterans disability claims. >>> a house panel investigation cost of higher education and the use of pell grants. we'll hear from student financial aid and higher education officials. this education and work force training subcommittee hearing is two hours. [inaudible conversations] the subcommittee will come to order. good morning. thank you for joining us for our hearing on pell grant program. we have an excellent panel of witnesses here this morning. we look toward to their testimony. this hearing is the 11th in the series designed to gain a more complete understanding of the challenges facing post secondary students and institutions. the hearings held to inform the committee of policy changes that should be considered as part of the upcoming reauthorization of the higher education act. we abbreviate hea. over the last year the hearings provide a forum to discuss opportunities to encourage innovation, increase transparency, enhance data collection, and
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
federation of teachers, spoke about the report. she spoke about the efforts to improve education. hosted by the christian science monitor. this is just over one hour. >> our guest is randi weingarten, president of the american federation of teachers. this is her first visit with the group. she got an early look at the joys of helping children learn since her mother was a teacher. she earned degrees from cornell university and a law degree from cardozo school of law. she worked at a wall street law firm for several years. she taught history in brooklyn while serving as counsel for the president of the united federation of teachers. she served as president for 12 years before her election as aft president in 2008. that ends the biographical portion of the program. as always, we are on the record here. please no live blogging or tweeting or other means of filing well this is underway. there is no embargo on the breakfast. our friends at c-span have agreed not to air video of the session until one hour after the breakfast is over to give reporters time to file. give me a nonthreatening signal a
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am EST
we reauthorize the student education act? >> yes, one of the was and it permitted daily attendance process and we tide that process so that if a student is but a circle time right now, before that money will the process goes over to check to see that student has in fact started attending the class that the aid is going to be paying for. if they have not had an attendance record, the financial aid does not go through so we have closed the loophole between students eligible for class. >> and the students are fully aware of that? >> yes, they are. and every semester him as you might imagine, we do have a faculty that does not record attendance and a student comes in wanting to know where their money is. so it is a way to close that gap and the other thing that we have done, this is for all of our students that are only online, prior to dispersing funds it gives us a list of all of those students and we have seen multiple students coming from the name address and we would not disperse this, we would do a further check and this includes a father-son or something akin to that. that we ha
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
education is a key way of protecting children. if you get children into school, it's a daily mechanism for teachers and outside people check are they withdrawing? are they fed properly? do they need other things? behind the greatest protection is to make sure the schooling us back and get kids back in school. whether they are moving to family site for schools and apollo would be key for the future. but the support for recovery phase, shelter is going to be a key area. we were lucky the church actors have been trained in disaster risk reduction. they knew how to register, how to do triage in certain areas. we need to continue processes is philippines continue to be hit by bigger and bigger storms would need to focus on the science of communities. i would also propose we strengthen the emergency response capacity of the local mission. i know ms. steele has been strong the development aspect of supportive of the construction efforts that have gone there. i don't think they have the team and staff to respond to a three to five-year effort that's going to be there and i would say we look at mec
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 9:30pm EST
of education? how do we address time demands? i believe that is one of the areas that has changed the most, the extent to which athletes are tied up in athletic preparation. need to make sure students are not exploited. do we address that? how do we address lifetime educational benefits? if we do get the right political restructuring that would allow us to address it, if we do not do that, that is on us. exclusivenot be so throughout professional sports. i was sorry to see nfl europe go away. everybody can bring a lawsuit, that is the american way. the courts decide what they decide. while you are in the system, you ought to know what the rules are when you come in. we have work to do in that area. i like for 18 and 19-year-old young people to have a choice. can to make itwe the best educational and athletic experience that we can. i want to do have a choice. times viewoften these kids as future clients. maybe they can provide the support to train them. that is what a lot of them want. if they want to be in college, that is terrific. >> what is the biggest change you would like to eff
SFGTV
Dec 6, 2013 10:30am PST
example would be say for sex education shown to be more important for things like unwanted pregnancies or preventing stds. similarly the use of save injection sites it is for the prevention of blood diseases being triumphed. how is this relevant to the admit life community. this is a nonprofit that was founded in 1998 by the members of the night life community. we focus on harm production and the night life scene. we see a big issue with hearing production and hearing loss people are being exposed to high levels of sound more than once a week so we'll go to event and have a booth fair and have things like pass out earplugs and what you can do it prevent this going forward >> we also see a big problem with unsafe sex in the night life community because people lack knowledge or means for that. and to that end we provide condoms and we lost see lots of issues about over heating and we try to provide free water at venues where waters is not given out. and we found things like information for heatstroke for daytime festivities people don't know they've over heating. we see a hug
Comedy Central
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
education. except perhaps a quantity education which is dr.i went to the 6th grade three times in a row. hang in there, buddy, it gets better. now i'm no fan of the department of education but i do like their new common core standards. >> which are going to be less emphasis on reading literature and more on reading memos and instruction manuals. so i was ready to give the common core an f for fantastic. then i saw something that made me change that to an a for angry. jim? >> 45 states adopting the obama administration's common core curriculum which does not require that cursive be taught in school. >> there are many children today who can't even read cursive writing let alone write it. >> stephen: written off. >> cursive writing is no longer part of what is called quote, unquote, the common core state standards. this means that cursive is no longer considered a core skill that youngsters must learn. >> stephen: nation, that cranky raisin is right. the obama administration is waging a war on cursive, or possibly a wayne on lursive, it's kind of hard to tell. didn't quite finish that ther
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 11:30pm PST
proposal doing the sports and education. so, in addition to my education, reform, development, proposals, i also teach high school for the last 13 years in the san francisco public high schools and i provided everyone the warriors and the city with my proposal to include a high school, college career classroom inside of this arena, and as you can continue to contemplate and assess, the evolutionary process of this project, in order to provide the highest and best use of these, i respectfully ask that all parties involved consider, the potential positive and long term implications in order to create business and economic education, and career development programs and benefits for the entire san francisco bay area. citizens and tourists alike. and fish to providing our san francisco unified school district students and teachers, schools, with real world education, and career pathway knowledge, the skills and experience, and opportunities for the year round access to this interior classroom facility and this pier 30-32 project can also serve the youth and the community organizations with th
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 8:30am PST
babies grow up a tiny can also start to worry about educational issues the gold out of the hong kong education zero them to condemn them into the debate over five thousand eight hundred students were studying hong kong but with the intention. the train to the club in two thousand total number stored in nearly thirty thousand. if you're sticking out. the twenty seven percent increase compared to the previous year the limited educational resources have been a more difficult for parents and school for the kit. here's what you can receive multiple mission letters. in alkaline about what it will get the entire night to get an application for the win gave birth to a top hong kong a few years ago. if you need to find a primary school for daughter. she committed fourteen application forms for primary school on top overall the project or applications. local resident and not having any remind her that she cannot go to hong kong. i mean who gets here she cried in desperation i got to play i think i like reading. you can the change i would never have given birth to my chair open hong kong.
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
have the lowest age workers in the city and childcare over education is on the bottom of the nonprofit sector so it's easily to understand why people in it sector can't afford to live in inform. without objection the waiver will be waived. accepted >> and the motion. >> and i'd like to make a motion we move her name with positive recommendations. >> without objection the motion is passed. >> item 3 is to consider poinlt one member term ending to the public utilities bond oversight committee. >> i believe are you present? yes, please approach and make pa comment if you like >> good afternoon. i'm honor to be considered phenomenon the revenue bond oversight committee for the public comment commission. i have approximately 10 years in financial services including running my own business. more recently i've worked as an air quality consultant with the impact statements and reports. i'm also an certified energy and currently development and manage their implementation >> okay. and what's your interest in this? >> really community service we've raised our children to give back to o
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
. crime remains an indem i believe problem. the education system is riddled with problems. and you also see that there is an increasing public corruption. so the current president has been involved in a huge scandal involving his private home. so people look to nelson mandela and think theres with a leader. there was someone with real integrity. so i think that this is a moment for people to look back and reflect on where they've come from and how to get back on the right path. >> woodruff: and also by definition losing what i think you call the moral center for the country. >> well, i think for many people nelson pan della does represent a kind of moral center. and a choice to turn away from violence, to turn away from strife. and to turn away from racial divisions. and instead of standing in judgement of one another, to reconcile and to admit that we did terrible things to each other. but now we're ready to move on. and i think that was the great gift of nelson mandela. that he was able to bring people together in a way that made them feel that they could forgive and made them mo
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am EST
education? how do we address time demands? i believe that is one of the areas that has changed the most, the extent to which athletes are tied up in athletic preparation. we need to make sure students are not exploited. how do we address that? how do we address lifetime educational benefits? so, if we do get the right political restructuring that would allow us to address it, if we do not do that, that is on us. the third leg on the stool is that we shouldn't be the sole exclusive route to professional sports. there are other opportunities. i was sorry to see nfl europe go away. everybody can bring a lawsuit, that was an opportunity. everybody can bring a lawsuit, that is the american way. we can defend it. the courts decide what they decide. there is while you are in the ia process for that, but system, you ought to know what the rules are when you come in. we have work to do in that area. we have work to do in that area. i think i like for 18- and 19- year-old young people to have a choice. if they want to be here, that's great we ought to do we can tog. make it the best educational a
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 6:30pm PST
was caused by the dozen local form of self knowledge that his government the education block done and put its departments all of four said they were not hopeful future of their families or princess silva also highlighted that even members of the living pm and provided the book the future of pockets on the lift its findings come at the time and focused on having me is one thing to say that pollution among one thousand and seven countries in the global corruption rankings. the trust of incidents in the snow to pull on one simple section and it's a puzzlement that even he admits on tuesday. it's fun at all to be declared the seventh most corrupt country totaled ninety seven into the small index last year. according to findings of the devotion of the massive corruption is on youtube of oil mafia fed the ducks motifs of those this caused me to be in the crippled by this as an opposition led to block its destination at nights but it popped. i demanded a standstill and seven putts on the dais as the one hundred and fifty one nine on the road may lead to meet located and to sixty on thurs
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am PST
own statement saying he's relieved that he will be able to continue his education at florida state. >>> and in the nfl, two teams moving in different directions meet on thursday night. jacksonville, winners in three of their last four games, hosting houston, losers of ten straight. the jaguars used some trickery. ace sanders catching a lateral pass and throws it to jordan todman for a third quarter touchdown. the jags win, 27-20. >>> finally, nelson mandela once said sport has the power to change the world. as a young man, the human rights leader was an accomplished amateur boxer. a year after his historic election as south africa's first president was credited with bringing his nation together at the world cup final which south africa won. he got to host the2010 world cup. the first time that tournament was ever held in africa. and he was known for inspiring athletes across generations. boxing legend muhammad ali had this to say about mandela. he was a man whose heart, soul, and spirit could not be contained or restrained by racial and economic injustices, metal bars, or the burde
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> pelley: nelson mandela once said education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world. jim axelrod found that message changed the hearts of some american students. >> reporter: when nelson mandela visited madison park high school in roxbury, massachusetts, in 1990 the crowd went wild. eager to hear his words of wisdom. >> the youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow. >> reporter: a 16-year-old sophomore in the gymnasium that day. >> the youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow. and at the time that was one of the things that really stuck to my head. so this day i try to instill the same concept in my students. >> reporter: mandela's speech was a turning point in dipina's young life. he decided he too wanted to lead from the classroom as a teacher. >> okay. the word freedom, but freedom is not free. >> reporter: now he's a history teacher at brighton high school in boston, hoping to a model in a school where more than one in ten students drop out. born to poor immigrant parents in the west african nation of cape verde, dipina knows well the barriers to a child's suc
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am PST
have real economic opportunity and that education is something that is available to all that we walk towards more pros spert pore young people in the country. when president obama was here a few short months ago, he talked about the ways it has the potential to be an after our strengths are linked to one another. i think that's the best way to memorialize all that he meant to us. >> we know december 15th is when will be the final good-bye, if that's appropriate to say, we'll see each other again, but the final good-bye here. i can't imagine there won't be a television set or radio on where people will gather and watch this moment that will be unmatched as far as the diversity and the range of people who sincerely say that this man changed their life, set the compass of their direction in life. >> that's so true, tamron. during the anti-apartheid moment, we used to chant all the time, the whole world is watching, here again he has made certain that the world world is watching, everyone is pausing and reflecting on what this man meant to us all. we count ourselves blessed to have lived
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
. >> you and so many people i know, some deceased, but all passionate about education. passionate. all have resources. all have a voice. >> first of all, one of the issues is recognizing the problem. i do not think it was clear 10, 20 years ago. when world war ii started, our army was smaller than the netherlands. we did not know how bad hitler was. he have to recognize that. now we say, there are 45 million kids in public school. half of them get a decent education. the rest not so good. that is a huge tragedy. i think recognizing the problem, and people like yourself is a leader in that. this is not acceptable. this is bad for everybody. that is starting to happen. several things are happening to make it better. that is very positive. >> are you convinced we have the will to do what is necessary? the will. >> the more people the recognize the problem, then they say we can do something about it. then things will happen. i think we are between phase one and phase two. teach for america, many examples like national mentoring. the programs that are starting to make a difference. peo
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
the team meeting government had commissioned to develop into a catch though education she caught on a dt and the private sector the country's growing to include cyclone. a welsh know christ. you and meaning long woohoo. i eye. the key to the city is in berlin this is the journal. it can be with us. the story. gale force winds battering northern europe in the first one to store. goalies to amber shares in ukraine. most western foreign ministers meeting in kiev expressed support for the opposition this is rich in year to europe remain at record lows ecb chief sunday threatened to punish banks that don't pass it on to clients the it'll be your main account or if your store again for swings and wants to lead to the north this week canadians pay the founding forecasters are calling on the first major winter storm in northern germany ferries and trains have been canceled schools closed and residents are being asked to stay indoor. scotland and britain killing at least two people and the thing behind the creator of damage and destruction. ominous clouds covered the city of glasgow as water
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
the chance to be educated and to get the healthcare they deserve to have, we know that societies benefit. where women and girls can participate in peace making and peace building as full members of society trying to resolve conflicts, we know that resolution is more likely to be sustained. it's a great honor for me to have this award. but it is a reminder of how much more we have yet ahead of us to accomplish. to make sure that tom's dream, tom's life, the examples of the award recipients with us and those unable to come, bring out in each of us our own commitments to what we will do to further the cause of human rights, universal human rights for every man, woman, boy and girl in the world. it is certainly what tom would expect us to do to hold high his ideals and by accepting this award and knowing that tom would not let me off the hook, otherwise, it is something that i will continue to be committed to in every way that i can with every fiber of my being. because the kind of world we want is a world in which the nelson mandelas and the tom lantos's can be proud. thank you very
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
of this awesome ,uman being i had worked for that i had read so much about, that i had educated others in the california legislature, that that ione to jail for, had rallied on college campuses for, and all of a sudden, when he landed, in los angeles, when we created the big welcome event for him, there he was, and i was dumbstruck. i was in all of him, and, of course, you know, there is no one else like him. >> congresswoman, someone -- the emancipation proclamation took a long time to come to fruition. we move from the civil war into the 1960's. that is our experience. there is a different south african experience. thesimilar or different is black experience in south africa, versus the united states? >> apartheid in south africa was the worst kind of oppression you could ever imagine. not only did you have people who to areas fard outside of the main cities of south africa, who lived in shanties, one water fountain that served thousands and people brown, or white, and if you fell in the black category or the brown category, you simply could not be educated, you simply could no
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
back. president mandela was a big opponent of educational opportunity. it expanded during his time in office. how did that translate into job creation and economic growth? >> for the first time, one of the issues with apartheid is that there was an entire generation of young people who skipped any kind of education. they came in and totally changed that system and now you have blacks college-educated since the end of apartheid who have joined the workforce and have become productive members of the economy. it's been a huge leap forward. >> there was criticism of mr. mandela from black south because the change was seismic in the country and they expect it seismic change to mean immediate change but that wasn't the case, was it? >> it's a tough proposition. the unemployment rate in 1992 was 40%. expectation was that this miracle had happened and overnight things would improve. things did improve and have improved but they certainly don't happen overnight. >> how has south africa's economy become a source of growth for its neighbors? >> they're lucky to have abundant natural resources
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
. he wanted to box. he wanted to learn poetry. he wanted what he called a western-style education. i think that stays with me. especially in this holiday season, we forget what we have. a western-style education. this guy was willing to do anything for it. and rebel against his parents. what he wanted more than anything else. he didn't even see that he was going to become this worldwide legend. >> dana be an bob both have questions. we'll begin with dana. >> i'm curious about how it was that you were plucked out of the crowd, of all the joushallists that were there, how did it come to be that you were chosen, to get a chance to talk to him? i know you worked it a little bit. i would love to hear that story. the second question i have is what is the toughest question that he asked you in those interviews? >> you know, dana, i like the way you put it. i worked it. i did work it, my friend. because what happened was, everybody was being turned away. everybody wanted time with nelson mandela after he first got out. here he is at his home. what happened was i had written a book about the
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 6:30pm PST
involved in senior issues we're doing our best to educate folks about information that the plan contains and claudia, do you have information about additional plans for communication? >> we don't have any plans at the moment but we want this to be a living document and not on the shelf so there's guidelines about out research reach and education we can prepare follow up steps. when we go to events in the community and talk about what we're working on so we can prepare a one page fact sheet or something. >> one thing i have in mind and maybe this doesn't make sense but for instance every city agency that does work with the senior population, that there should be something that summarizes all of the relevant data about seniors and their healthcare needs today and in the future so -- we want to make sure that our agencies that are doing this kind of work with seniors have the data that's here in this report and with the hope that that data will inform some of the policy making. you know, the goal here was to have you know a better understanding of our needs and of course making sur
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
living. as we have more older and highly educated people in that sector. >> if you had a perfect system in a test tube, though, and it's not that way, it just seems to me, if you can find someone not working that is willing to work at whatever the market price is, you can fill enough jobs that you want, it seems like, you know, if you're true to economics, it seems like you would never set anything. you'd want the market. >> this is an idea that says -- >> and the other thing, jared, is it not this simple? a company can either have 100 people at $8 an hour or 80 people at $10 an hour. >> it's definitely not that simple. let me respond to both of those. i thought it was gary who gave a good list of the way that minimum wages -- the increases tend to get absorbed. and that's why, joe, your second point i think is wrong. he talked about profits, he talked about prices. there's also efficiency gains. clearly, the absorption mechanism isn't just on the employment margin. that's why we get those results i've been describing through our discussion. your first point, oh, your first point was ab
SFGTV
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
of education that we give children two and a half to six, and we very much appreciate the supervisor's attention with this request and i hope that we can get your support. >> okay. thank you very much. colleagues any questions? okay. similarly we don't have a budget analyst report so we will move to public comment. seeing none public comment is closed. colleagues can i have a motion to move this forward with recommendation and do that without opposition as well. madam clerk can you call item seven. >> item seven is retroactively approving the modification between the city and guardsmark to provide security services for the human services agency to extend the term by one month for period of december 1, 2008, through december 31, 2013 in the modified amount of $21,226,260. >> thank you. we have someone to speak on this item. welcome. >> good morning. i am from the human services eajz. we would like to request an amendment of this resolution to extend to january 31 for the full 1.9 million. the reason is that we have the successor contract to this contract. it's been out for
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm EST
with less education. that's not particularly surprising because these are the workers who even in a robust economy have the most difficulty getting jobs in the first place for a variety of reasons, including discrimination. the very fact of long-term unemployment is affecting these workers ability to get new jobs. i know many of you are cosponsors on legislation that would prohibit discrimination against the long-term unemployed, which is a measure we would encourage you to take up as soon as we can. but the focus is on extending benefits. finally, i want to stress again the importance of renewing the program, not just because of the workers who will be affected, but for the economy overall, for the labor market overall and for our society overall. we know unemployment insurance is one of the most effective economic stimuli that we have. cbo scored this just the other day and said if the program is renewed, it could account for as much as .3% in gdp growth and an additional 300,000 jobs. if it is not renewed, it will have the opposite effect. that is very damaging to our economy. es
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am PST
education up to high school student film for funding thanks to you. about sixty per cent of all high school students. for other reasons they knew well. see north korea. i do not want to be useful to do it in the future through education. in teaching school commitments t stands. you can't beat them he's trying to preach there are pros and acorn people more people. it is for a lesser of two wee ones. to make his team come the new plant in it to him. oh. in an eye. the us unemployment rate in november hit the lowest level in five years more jobs were created in the american labor market than expected investors around the world have been waiting for these figures to get cues about when the federal reserve code to scale down its massive bond buying program. u s labor department official said unemployment was seven percent in november. that's down zero point three percentage points from that over. employers added two under three thousand jobs in the non farm sector that's three thousand more than october. the us central bank is likely to take the numbers into account that their policy meet
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 1:00am EST
down for america's workers. that's why you see someone like lisa or vera or stan educated, experienced, long tenured workers who can only find jobs that pay far less than the jobs they have lost. i think that that is something we really need to think about in terms of the future consequences of this crisis. it will be a huge crisis if the program is not renewed. there is no question that will affect millions upon millions of people, but long-term unemployment has long-term consequen consequences and builds deficits into our future. we need to take those into account as you all craft policy, we as advocates promote policies. this is not just an immediate problem. it's a long-term crisis for our country. >> i would love to hear from you all. are people saying, hey, lisa, vera, we would hire you, but we know you wouldn't stay here for this $8 an hour, so therefore, we aren't going to hire you? >> representative moore, here is how i want to answer that. you can't prove age discrimination, but i lost my job of 14 years two weeks before i turned 50. two black happy birthday ball
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
education. tell me about what you're doing. >> just like we're fighting income equality, we have to fight education inequality. and that means the places that have gotten hurt the most by austerity, by privatization, by attesting fixation. they have come together. parents, community-based organizations particularly in low income neighborhoods with our union to say we need a new direction. we need to reclaim the promise of public education with our solutions for our schools. we need to fix, not close public schools. we need to actually have a fixation on children, not on testing. we need wrap around services to actually mitigate poverty. pre-k, different pathways to graduation. what's happening is it's not just our union talking about it. it's in 60 cities over a hundred groups coming together to say let's together have this new direction to help all of our kids succeed. >> we'll be watching it monday. >> thank you. >> jared bernstein, randi weingarten, thank you for your time tonight. >> thank you. >> thank you. >>> coming up, the right wing hypocrisy on nelson mandela is at epic level. a
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
the health care. yes there's a significant amount of education that goes on and it's as anybody with kids knows it's hard to educat harder to ey that isn't interested in hearing what you have to say. you know what has traditionally been very challenging for us to educate to the groups of people that we were able to provide health insurance to so i see that as being very significant. >> when i was back in the district last weekend, i had dinner at a restaurant and the waitress came over and recognized me, a big supporter and told me her story that she lost her job and was working two jobs because of the health care that she lost when they found out about this employer mandate before they believe that, right clicks and they had to reduce their employees and now she's working two jobs. do you have other people on your staff that are working two jobs? >> we have a significant number of people doing that and what we have seen is there are a lot of people who need part-time jobs come and that is because the wage and job growth in the permanent positions hasn't been there while the cost of
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
and unicef created the schools for africa initiative in 2004 to promote education in africa with a special emphasis on the children least likely to get an education in africa, girls, orphans and children living in extreme poverty. the schools for africa initiative has raised more than $164 million and helped more than 21 million children in 11 african countries. the kids in need of desks fund that i created with unicef is part of this initiative, the kind fund which provides jobs in ma louy has now raised 5 million $851,920. that was after your contributions throwed in today in the amount of $76,404 after i talked about the kind fund on last night's show and asked to you hip. 0 hundreds of thousands of children are sitting at desks for the first time in their lives thanks to you. the kind fund is now providing desks to girls. call 1-800-4unicef. as you have seen in my previous reports, whether we deliver desks to the schools, the kids always thank us in song. ♪ ♪ more dining out. more traveling. and along with it, more identity theft. every time you pull out your credit card, s
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
fighting against and the education system, he said it's important for you to start here and be an educated people because you have toe task of running a country. and you can't run a country if you're not properly equipped. >> thank you so much for taking the time to speak with us on the phone. and charlayne, he talked about education. and they called robin island mandela university. you have this place that is a horror where he was for 27 years, and yet his influence was to make it something positive for the other people. >> for other people like saki and others like him, he insisted they learn. because saki was a young man when he went to prison. some of them were 16, 17 years old. and so rather than see their environment as a prison, he and the other leaders turned it into something that was productive. as saki just said, they had faith and they had hope. but they also had faith that those people running around that prison yard and sometimes playing soccer also had to study their books so that one day they would be able to lead the country as people like saki and some of the oth
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
reforms in child health care and education. modernizing infrastructure. and healing. >> his close relationship with leaders like muammar gaddafi and castro drew criticism, he still visited the white houses meeting with three sitting american properties. in 2002 george w. bush presented him with the presidential medal of freedom. barack obama met nelson mandela in 2005, when barack obama was a senator. after one term as president nelson mandela stepped down. he did not slow his pace. his charitable foundation raised money for a number of causes. >> when south africa hosted the world cup tournament in 2010, he made his last public appearance. the crowd honoured him to thunderous ovation. >> his third wife, graca machel, former first lady of mozambique, was at his side during prostate cancer and lingering lung infections. >> never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another. and suffer the indignity of being the skunk of the world. the sun never set on so glorious a human achievement. let freedom rain. god bless africa.
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
educated i have educated others about, that i have gone to jail for, that i have rallied on college campuses for. angeles,anded in los when we created the big welcome event for him, there he was and i was just dumb struck. i was an off him. -- i was in late august him. -- in awe of him. >> d emancipation proclamation took a long time to come to fruition. we moved from the civil war into the 1960s, that was our experience. how similar or different was a black experience in south africa versus the united states? >> apartheid in south africa was the worst kind of approach and -- kind of oppression you could imagine. not only did you have people who to the areas far outside of the main city of south africa, who lived in shanties -- one water fountains serve thousands -- one water fountains serve thousands. if you fell into the black or brown category, you simply could not be educated, you could have a decent job, you work in the mines for pennies, it was horrible and awful. worse than what we experience going through the kind of discrimination here in this country. >> when you look at u
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm EST
-line education? >> on-line education, i think is what these poor millennials should have gotten. this is all about teaching people a trade versus teaching them how to read english poetry and american history. on-line education about training people in finance, marketing, statistics, things that are going to be applicable to get them into the work force. the career for life is no longer and therefore, a lot of the training programs that companies used to have are no longer. we need our educational companies and this is the on-line stuff, to really train these people how to do different things. >> brian, it's a real pleasure . have a great weekend. >> by the way, mom said your room is busy and clean it up and why couldn't she have called you shaymuss or shawn, this is cr y crazy. >> we'll have a whole show of brian sullivans. >> love it. >> thanks, melissa. >> up next, yahoo!'s greek goddess. that is the provocative headline in ""vanity fair" a's" profile. her exit at google. it's fantastic. stick around for that. >> yeah. >> later, we will get the latest on the deep freeze that's gripp
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
housing area. we would like to invest in energy, transport. we would like to invest in education in the u.k.. we would like to invest in health. we have projects in all of those areas that are ongoing at the moment. i am hoping even in the next few we will make one or two announcements indicating the scale of the opportunities that we have here in the u.k.. >> nigel, thank you so much for now. as we had to break, the world remembering nelson mandela. south africa's first black president passed away late yesterday and the tributes are pouring in. this to say.ma had >> to the people of south africa, we draw strength from the example of renewal and reconciliation and resilience that you made real. africa at peace with itself. an example to the world. that is the legacy to the nation he loved. ♪ >> nigel wilson is still with us. he is the ceo of one of the uk's biggest companies. talk to us about floods. we were looking at dramatic $ç#p10,000 people still have no electricity today. you said we have learned a lot of lessons from the past. and ourselvesent and numerous others have play
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 12:35am EST
poverty for blacks and restrictions on travel, education and employment. whites enjoyed all of the power and riches in this country. his triable name meant troublemaker so perhaps it was his des atindestiny. he became a leading agitator for change as an attorney. he and the african national congress took up armed struggle. >> will tl are many that feel it is useless for us to continue talking peace and non-violence. >> mandela was a born leader and in 1964 the apartheid government tried him for treason and sought the death penalty. >> i have challenerished the id a democratic and free society. it is an idea for which i hope to live for and to see realized. but my lord, if it needs be, it is an idea for which i am prepared to die. >> mandela was sent to robben i-lend prison and not heard from for nearly 30 years. he was just prisoner number 46664. mandela became a myth, a global symbol for the fight against apartheid. and then in 1990, the south african government, under increasing pressure suddenly yielded. >> mr. nelson mandela will be released. >> it was an amazing moment when mandela
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
the good jobs, the full-time jobs for people that aren't as skilled or as educated. those have evaporated. those are the people getting left behind. to find them good jobs that have benefits. those are the people getting left behind. and it's hard to see those jobs in the future that those folks go to. that is the structural strange that's taken place during this recession. not a lot of people have a good melissa, thank you.o about >>> it's been more than 24 hours since the announcement that nelson mandela died. senior foreign affairs correspondent greg palcot has the story. >> reporter: they lit candles and laid flowers in front of his house in johannesburg. the people of south africa mourned and celebrated the father of their country, 95-year-old nelson mandela. >> the world today is lesser without him. >> reporter: the first black president of south africa was praised by the current holder of the office. >> we will always love madiba for teaching us, to overcome hatred and anger in order to build a new nation and a new society. >> reporter: and this from the last president t
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
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FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
good job as serving the people at the lower end of the educational distribution. those people need jobs and deserve jobs. unfortunately for the only way to solve the problem is not simply to legislate higher wages if we could do that you could ask, why don't we legislate wages that are $90 an hour instead of nine are ten or $15 an hour. obviously we know why we don't do that. that would be impractical, and we would lose jobs at an enormous rate if we did something like that. you can't do that. what you have to do is reform the educational system, make sure that these people have the skills that are necessary to compete in a modern economy. melissa: and do what? and do what? i want to run at a time. reckon we channel them? are there enoogh jobs fixing the robots, fixing the automated checkout machines, programming them. is there the same number of jobs doing new things to replace the jobs that are being made obsolete by computers and robots and drowns and everything else? >> absolutely. go back to 2007. the and upon the rate was just over 4%. so all of those people that i talked about wh
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 1:00am PST
getting the education he is getting. so many people calling and commenting on how if mandela had not been the man that he was, this country could have very easily ended up like syria or iraq. another policeman we were speaking to this morning saying with nelson mandela's passing he felt he had lost a part of his soul and a part of his body and that he truly hopes moving forward the country and its leaders will remember what it was that this incredible man stood for. john? >> it is so remarkable. arwa damon, thank you. she brings up such a good point. words like legend don't begin to cut when twhen you deal with nelson mandela. when you're in south africa he is more than a leader and more than a legend. he's in the fabric of that nation and some one's sole they carry a piece of him around. >> a very interesting point given what we know is going on in the middle east now the connection she made the country could have ended you up differently if it wasn't for his sacrifices. >> no way inevitable there would not be chaos there. >>> let's talk about the influence from around the world. th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
served one term, leaving reforms in child healthcare and education, modernizing the country's infrastructure, and pushing for racial healing. while his close relationships with foreign leaders like mom mad gaddafi and fidel castro drew criticism, he still visited the white house a number of times. in 2002, joshing w bush presented him with the presidential medal of freedom. barack obama met mandela only once, in 2005, when obama was still a senator. after just one term as president, mandela stepped down. but he did not slow his pace. his charitable foundation raised money for a variety of causes. he made his last major public appearance, the crowd honoring him with a thunderous ovation. the former first lady was at his side through his battles with prostate cancer that hospitalized him near the end. never, and never again, shall it be that experience, the oppressive of one for another. in fact, shall never effect on so glorious a human achievement. thank you. >> nelson mandela. the new south africa, dead at 95. we are about 50 teen minutes away from america tonight to continue
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Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
education system there. his real name is rolala. >> he went to a methodist school and everyone was given english names -- >> which means -- >> which means it's the branch of a tree -- shaking the branch of a tree but the meaning is troublemaker. >> i love that. >> it's so -- >> that was his birth name, troublemaker was extraordinary. >> when i started working with him, i never, ever heard anyone call him nelson. at the same time, he wasn't president yet. i heard people use his clan name modiba. it shows his background and it's paternal and just stuck. so that's -- everybody called him modiba. >> the courage it took in the 50s, the '60s, this regime that attempted to have absolute control. it's hard i think for anybody who didn't live through those times to understand what this took to oppose and ultimately over throw this regime. >> i didn't live it either. the list of not indignities but the appalling facts of separate life were just -- you cannot believe this happened. i mean, you saw it all, whites and blacks -- >> tremendous, tremendous courage because it was such a -- >> boss cap wh
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Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
an education in africa, girls, orphans, children living in extreme poverty. the schools for africa initiative has raised more than $164 million and helped more than 21 million children in 11 african countries. the kids in need of desks fund that i created is part of this initiative. the k.i.n.d. fund delivers desks to classrooms around the country has now raised 5 stk $859,920. that was after your contributions flowed in last night and today in the amount of $76,404 after i talked about the k.i.n.d. fund on last night's show and asked you to help. hundreds and thousands of kids in africa are sitting at desk are for the first time in their lives thanks to you and your generosity to the k.i.n.d. fund. they are now providing scholarships to girls in malawi. you can contribute by calling 1-800-4unicef. whenever we deliver desks tole skoo to the schools, kids always thank us in song. . ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] if you're a rinse user, you may have heard there's a new rinse that talks about protecting, even after eating and drinking. crest pro-health has always done that. and addres
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm EST
fond memories of systematic education, patient, calculated, measured, to ensure that we begin to appreciate that struggle is not just about emotional drive, but that we need it to learn the tactics that would make us [ inaudible ] to fight us, and enable us to survive through thick and thin. >> reporter: on the streets where he lived during apartheid people gathered too. this was a hot bed of -- [ technical difficulties ] >> he is a hero to all around the world. everyone is very sad right now because he is gone. >> reporter: many people here say they will celebrate his life. millions of south africans won't be able to attend the state funeral, but they plan to say farewell in their own way. they say they are going to line the streets all across south africa and say farewell to the father of the nation and thank you for making south africa what it is today. nelson mandela inspired millions of people to reconcile and forgive. they begin to prepare to say good-bye. >>> the death of nelson mandela is also hitting home. communities across the u.s. are paying tribute to the south afric
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 9:30pm PST
the issues they want to make sure their children have a better life and get the best education so we see the issues and barriers. many of them live in the shadows we don't ask or tell. that's why this is so important it will make people want to attribute. we see how poverty weeks ago on people their trans gentle and move across san francisco immigrants go toward affordable housing that's why you have hirnt point that's more diverse and we continue to see the impact of the new comer youth. by the serve several scalds that have a large number of newcomers youth and see the channels their vulnerable to gang recruitment and to drop out we want to make sure the english language learners are not far behind. i think i bring alls experiences to the committee and those issues that impact gantsz or gun points >> thank you very much and for you're good work and a neblths one up. and thank you four attending the president's speech on immigrants right >> thank you and again with my fellow commissioners up to this point to be considered for reappointment. i've been thunder be a part of this since
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Dec 6, 2013 10:00am PST
harm production it's a pragmatic health policy. some example would be say for sex education shown to be more important for things like unwanted pregnancies or preventing stds. similarly the use of save injection sites it is for the prevention of blood diseases being triumphed. how is this relevant to the admit life community.
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Dec 6, 2013 1:00am PST
and a publishing and education company. twitter was criticized for not having any female directors on the all while-male bored. the news came by tweet and she responded with her first tweet saying it's an exciting time in twitter's history. >>> today is the 17th anniversary of alan green span's comment. remember that? it was about sharply rising stock prices. so how much has changed in the march gets since then, and what companies right now may be seeing exuberance in share prices if the bottom line share a different story? dominic chu has more. >> reporter: 17 years ago, two words were forever eached into the history books of financial markets, irrational, exuberance. >> how do we know whennish rational exuberance has unduly escalated which becomes subject to unexpected and prolonged contractions? >> reporter: former federal reserve chairman used the term to characterize the market. things back then were not that different than they are now. sure, the s askand p 500 were closing to 1800 today but evaluations today were close to what they were in 1996. there are some companies they ma
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